Merit Awards recognise exceptional service or contributions to the fine chocolate world and are chosen by the regional or national partner of each competition in conjunction with the Awards organisers.
The 2013 Canadian Merit Awards were nominated by Canadian International Chocolate Awards Partners Eagranie Yuh and Pam Williams. Read more about our Grand Jury here.
Outstanding contribution to Chocolate and Social Enterprise
East Van Roasters
For producing bean-to-bar chocolate and confections while bringing opportunities to women with barriers to employment.
Outstanding Contribution to Fine Chocolate Education
Joanne Mogridge, Cocoa West Chocolatier
For trend-setting use of organic products and organic fine chocolate.